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This and 3 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Coronet Coffee Set, 1938–1942.

Object Timeline

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1938

  • Work on this object began.

1942

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2018

  • You found it!

Coronet Coffee Maker, 1938–1942

This is a Coffee maker. It was designed by Walter von Nessen and manufactured by Chase Brass & Copper Co.. It is dated 1938–1942 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is chrome-plated metal, plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mel Byars. It is credited Gift of Mel Byars.

Our curators have highlighted 4 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Necklace, ca. 1930
  • hammered silver and blood jasper.
  • Lent by Siegelson, New York.
  • 61.2016.12

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 30 x 27 x 25.5 cm (11 13/16 x 10 5/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Coronet Coffee Maker, 1938–1942; Designed by Walter von Nessen (American, b. Germany, 1889–1943); USA; chrome-plated metal, plastic; H x W x D: 30 x 27 x 25.5 cm (11 13/16 x 10 5/8 x 10 1/16 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-87-a/c

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